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10è Febrer Negre

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It is the tenth edition of the Black Novel Festival in Palma Febrer Negre, which is held from February 6 to 28 organized by the City Council of Palma and the bookstores Embat llibres, Born de Llibres and Quars llibres.

Throughout these three weeks a program of activities related to the crime novel will be held in different areas of Palma, including book presentations, conferences, round tables, cinema, a criminal route and, among others, a gastronomic proposal.

The three films scheduled at the 10è Febrer Negre are screened at the Teatre Municipal Catalina Valls from February 6 to 27. Check the full schedule on the festival Facebook.


February 6th
Los Lioneses (Les Lyonnais) (France, 2011)
Film written and directed by Olivier Marchal.
Music: Erwann Kermorvant
Photography: Denis Rouden
Cast: Gérard Lanvin, Tchéky Karyo, Daniel Duval, Dimitri Storoge, Patrick Catalifo, François Levantal, Francis Renaud, Lionnel Astier, Valeria Cavalli, Estelle Skornik

After being part of the band Los lioneses, which plagued half of France in the 70s, Edmond Vidal, alias Momon, lives retired from crime.

February 13th
Retorno al pasado (Out of the past) (USA, 1947)
Film directed by Jacques Tourneur with screenplay by Daniel Mainwaring.
Music: Roy Webb.
Photography: Nicholas Musuraca (B / N)
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston, Paul Valentine, Ken Niles, Dickie Moore

Jeff Bailey, a former detective, owns a gas station in a small town, where he leads a quiet and simple life. Unexpectedly, he receives the visit of an old acquaintance who announces that the boss wants to see him.

February 27
Asesinato en el Comité Central (Murder in the Central Committee) (Spain, 1981)
Film written and directed by Vicente Aranda, based on the homonymous novel by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
Music: Manuel Camps
Photography: José Luis Alcaine
Cast: Patxi Andión, Victoria Abril, Héctor Alterio, Conrado San Martín, José Vivó, Miguel Rellán, José Cerro, Juan José Otegui, José Albiach, Palmiro Aranda, Concha Leza, Miguel Palenzuela, Juan Jesús Valverde, Rosa María Mateo.

When the general secretary of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE) is murdered in Madrid, the party entrusts the case to private detective Pepe Carvalho. For its part, the government orders the official search for Fonseca, an anti-communist.




06 February 2019

20:00 h.



27 February 2019

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